Cancer Support

Camp Bluebird

A three-day camping trip for adult cancer patients, Camp Bluebird provides patients with emotional and educational support outlets, as well as creative and relaxing opportunities, in a beautifully wooded camp. The camp staff members are part of the Cancer Center team, and include physicians, nurses, a social worker, a dietician, an exercise instructor, pastoral care associates and volunteers. Any adult who is 18 years or older and who has been diagnosed with cancer is invited to attend. For more information, call (337) 494-2121. Held Annually

Support Groups

COPING WITH CANCER

This group is open to those diagnosed, undergoing treatment or who have completed treatment. For more information, call Lenore Hayes. (337) 494-4890 Monthly – First Wednesday, 5:30 pm

LOOK GOOD. FEEL BETTER.®

A free program that helps women look their best during cancer treatment. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society at (337) 433-5817 Bi-monthly - 12:00 noon

SISTERS SURVIVING CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

A breast cancer support group for African-American women, but open to any woman regardless of race. For more information, call (337) 477-4508. Monthly – Third Tuesday, 6pm

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

American Cancer Society:www.cancer.org

How To Ask You Doctor Questions About Cancer?

American Cancer Society Online Resource Directory